Somerset House

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Somerset House is the ideal central London, riverside location with 11 venues available for your meeting, conference, dinner, reception, party or wedding.

With a diverse and flexible range of rooms and spaces, Somerset House offers a wide variety of opportunities for corporate and private events and entertaining.

Capacities range from 8 to 1,500 guests.

Address: Events, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA

Tel: +44 (0)20 7845 4618


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Room layouts

Room Style Capacity
Embankment East
Reception 300
Banqueting 100
Theatre 100
Navy Boardrooms
Reception 100
Cabaret 30
Banqueting 60
Theatre 60
Boardroom 24
Portico Rooms
Reception 200
Cabaret 56
Banqueting 80
Theatre 100
Boardroom 34
River Terrace
Reception 500
Banqueting 200
Screening Room
Theatre 60
Seamen's Hall
Reception 200
Banqueting 100
Theatre 100
The Courtauld Gallery
Reception 200
Banqueting 50
The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court
Reception 1,500
Banqueting 550


Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Bathrooms available with emergency call system
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Some toilets with handrails
Accessible Venue Facilities
Level access, ramp or lift to dining area
Level access, ramp or lift to restaurant or cafe
Level access, ramp or lift to the bar
Level access, ramp or lift to the lounge
Level access, ramp or lift to the shop
Accessible Communication Facilities
Audible alarm system
Clear signage (colour contrast, large letters or pictograms)
Hearing loop system
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Emergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities
Special dietary requirements catered for
Staff available to assist
Staff available twenty four hours
Staff disability awareness trained
Access into the Building
Assisted wheelchair access
Automatic doors
Steps with handrails to entrance
Temporary ramps available
Additional Accessible Facilities
Accessible baby changing rooms
Level access, ramp or lift from entrance to reception
Level access, ramp or lift to information point
Level access, ramp or lift to ticket issuing point
Low reception or information counters
Portable chip and pin machines
Accessible Parking Facilities
Blue badge parking available
Access Inside Building Facilities
Accessible lift
Lift buttons with raised numbers or letters
Lift with spoken announcements on arrival at each floor
Ramps within building
Some routes suitable for limited mobility users
Some routes suitable for wheelchair users
Steps within building
Attraction Facilities
Gift shop
Public toilets
Booking Facilities
Group bookings accepted
Catering Facilities
Event catering
Halal options on menu
Kosher options on menu
Nut-free option on menu
Outdoor dining / Beer garden
Private Dining
Vegetarian options on menu
Event Facilities
In house AV available
Available for wedding receptions
Breakout Rooms
Conference rooms / Meeting rooms
Event facilities
Licenced for civil marriages
Civil Partnership licence held
Venue allows outside catering
Raked or tiered seating offered
Trade vehicle access
Venue can display vehicles inside
Wedding service
General Facilities
Payment Facilities
Free entry

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Contact Details

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+44 (0)20 7845 4618

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As the official convention bureau for London, we offer free, impartial advice, guidance and support to event planners, associations and convention organisers.

Contact us directly if you are planning your event from outside the UK or working on behalf on an international client. We can help you and your delegates access the best that London has to offer.

Tel: +44 (0)20 7234 5833